Laser wart removal
Laser wart removal means that the tissues are destroyed intentionally with the laser. Laser wart removal is very effective. The target is hemoglobin and the dermal cells infected with the virus. The laser is used to cauterize the capillaries (small blood vessels) feeding the virus infected dermal cells and destroy the cells infected with the virus. Virus infected cells require more energy than normal dermal cells because the virus increases their growth rate.
Laser wart treatments attack warts on 2 fronts where other treatments only attack them in 1 way. All of the other treatments focus on destroying the dermal cells that have been hijacked by the virus. Laser wart treatments are attacking the hijacked cells like the other treatments and the laser also destroys the feeder capillaries. This dual attack is the most effective treatment for plantar warts hands down. In my office I have patients that have been treated by many conventional therapies with no results, one laser wart treatment and the warts were gone. This is not the case for all patients, but I can tell you after more than 15 years of treating warts, this is the best wart treatment.
Laser wart treatments are fast and straight forward. Any thickened tissue on the surface of the wart is removed, and the area is cleaned. People with extremely painful warts, may need a local anesthetic for this procedure. Once the area has been prepared, the laser is is used to zap the wart. The actual zap of the wart is much like a bee sting, we then cool the area with a cold spray.